Rare humans with unusual mutations

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From Paul Karason, the man with blue skin, to Gaurab Garum, the wrinkled child’ The three legged man on his back …here are 4 rare humans that really exist!

The man with blue skin

Nicknamed “The Blue Man”, or even “Papa Smurf”. Paul Karason was a man, unlike any other. His particularity? The color of his skin was blue!

For years, Paul had taken a drug based on silver nanoparticles to treat dermatitis. This is a chronic skin condition he suffered from on his face. But, by dint of using this treatment in self-medication! Paul ended up suffering the side effects as the color of his skin turned blue!

Its appearance is most bizarre

But our friend didn’t seem to mind so much. Indeed, he did not hesitate to accept interviews on the many television sets where he was invited.

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He then spoke of his “argyrosis”, the affection from which he suffered and which, in the beginning, had pushed him to live isolated from the rest of the world for a while before he decided to talk about it in 2008.

The one affectionately nicknamed “Papa Smurf” or “Papa Smurf” because of his blue skin and white beard died in 2013 from a heart attack. He was 62 years old.

A strange malformation: the wrinkled child

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We are now going to see a case that for a long time represented a great medical mystery. Tomm Tevez, a young Australian born in 1993, was not a baby like the others.

When he was born, his body was covered with an amount of skin roughly equivalent to that of a 5-year-old child! He was also so wrinkled that his appearance caused a shock to his parents and the doctors who saw such a case for the first time.

Because it should be remembered, Tomm was the first child ever observed with this excess amount of skin. No one knew the real reason behind this skin problem. And for the doctors, it was therefore impossible to prescribe a suitable treatment for the little boy.

Nevertheless, the parents did not give up

On the contrary, they continued their research to solve little Tomm’s mystery, who then had to undergo a multitude of tests and analyzes for two and a half months in a medical center. Eventually, the doctors discovered that the child had an excessively high level of hyaluronic acid.

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This acid, which is present in the skin, was indeed 100 times higher than normal! On the other hand, the doctors were able to note that there were similarities between the small Tomm and… the breed of dogs Shar Pei who has excess skin at birth!

It may sound crazy to you, but it is indeed the reality. However, since the excess skin in this breed decreases with age. So there was a chance that little Tomm would get rid of his problem as he grew older. And it was the case! With age, Tomma may have looked quite normal!

A cyclist suffers from the loss of fat mass

If some people still complain about their large size and feel the need to follow a diet or train day and night to lose pounds, Tom Staniford, him, rather wants to gain some!

This cyclist is part of the English national Paralympic team. He suffers from an extremely rare genetic disease, which is caused by a unique genetic mutation. Result: this disease causes a loss of fat mass.

An extremely rare case

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Born at a normal weight, Tom Staniford has suffered from “PDD syndrome” from a young age. It’s a disease that very, very, very few people have these days. In December 2014, there were only less than 10 cases worldwide! And Tom Staniford is one of them.

The young cyclist may eat very high-calorie meals; he is sure not to gain weight. Well then! This is what could make many people envy! However, although it prevents weight gain, MDP syndrome is a severe disease as it causes a sharp increase in the level of lipids in the blood.

But also weakening of the bones, loss of hearing, and even type 2 diabetes! Illnesses that Tom Staniford suffers from today, but which do not prevent him from leading his life as normally as possible.

Three legs man: He succeeded in life in a different country

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Francesco Lentini was born in Sicily, Italy, with three legs of different lengths and 4 feet, where the fourth foot was connected in some way to his third leg, which angered those around him, including his parents and siblings.

Lentini did not live with his large family for long due to his strange condition, which his parents did not seem to accept, so they abandoned him to his aunt, who also left him to a home for the care of handicapped children, as his outlook on life in that particular harsh period began to differ completely from what was previously mentioned.

A life is possible without surgery

Lentini felt hate towards his strange condition in childhood, especially with the doctors, assurances that they would not remove his excess organs, given its proximity to his spine, and her threat of complete paralysis in case anything went wrong, but his view of things began to change a little in the care home for the disabled.

While Lentini saw other health conditions, much worse than his condition, the little boy felt that he still had many opportunities in life, as he saw children unable to walk or even move, at a time when he was able to learn to walk and run, and even jump rope and drive Cycling, what gave him the impetus to continue and develop, without looking back on the past.

A situation that did not change his outlook on life

As an eight-year-old child, Lentini moved quickly to another, more fun life in the United States, where he performed kinetic performances in front of audiences taken in his mysterious form, as well as with his humor and remarkable positive energy, dazzling everyone who saw him, and he became loved by many of the circus shows.

The interesting thing is that Lentini did not seem sad at all, but he used to flirt with others when they asked him how to buy 3 shoes of the same shape and color, so he would reply with sarcasm and wit that he buys 4 shoes, wears 3, and donates the fourth to a friend who has one foot!

There he married, had 4 healthy children, lived and died at the age of 76.